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things that could rap right now is the house could vote and the president would sign into law legislation that would provide certainty for middle-class families. 98% of american families, and some 97% of small businesses. so it's time for the house to act. secondly, i think we have to take steps to make sure that we're creating jobs at a faster pace, as i mentioned before. i'm introducing legislation today to help middle-class families and -- middle noik families and to boost hiring. it would expand the payroll tax cut from last year for one year and give employers a tax credit for hiring. and i'll be talking about that legislation. now, the payroll cut that we -- tax cut that we put into place last year had a number of benefits. i won't go through all of those today but the joint economic committee, the committee of which i'm the chairman, just put out a report in the last 24 hours, it's a fact sheet that highlights some of the benefits of the payroll tax cut. mr. president, just for the record i would ask consent that the joint economic committee fact sheet on the payroll tax cut dated
to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. the new law took effect at midnight and people marked the occasion with a pot party at seattle space needle overnight. it's not a blanket license to smoke pot anywhere anytime. cnn's miguel marquez has been up all night, live in seattle for us. so it's not illegal to smoke marijuana but the whole distribution network of marijuana and the distribution and sale of marijuana is still illegal. there's a big asterisk here for recreational pot users. >> reporter: for now it is. in the next year or so that will be taken care of, as this law takes effect. but today was the first big step in what people here are calling a revolution. that pot, less than an ounce is now legal to possess and use. ♪ ♪ i messed up my entire life because i got high ♪ >> reporter: anything less than an ounce no longer illegal in washington state. >> it's amazing. i'm not a cell anymore. i can't go to jail for small amounts of marijuana, you know. i'm free to be free. >> reporter: several dozen hard core smokers showed up here to the base of the space needle, the symbol of the
will these new laws affect that. >> you want to know why i pulled you over? littering and smoking the reefer. >> driving while high. more drivers are toking up. yet studies in this shows too much marijuana affects coordination and judgment. >> one of the first and important being the reduced ability to divide one's attention. >> marijuana advocates say it is less debilitating than alcohol. some say those who drive within three hours of smoking possibility are twice as likely to cause a crash. >> cenk: the seattle police department put out a picket with some words on it that might be very clear as to what their in tent is for their citizens and police officers. the dude abides. welcome to a new america. i love it. let's have a discussion about this. we've got vivian mctigue the executive director of hemp fest, a long time marijuana advocate which is not surprising given the name and james shore an attorney in seattle. all right. let's begin the conversation. first of all, i want to find out your concerns, james let me start with you. >> thank you cenk. well, the concerns are as pointed out in
is unconstitutional and today she told law enforcement to use their own discretion. >> this will make clear to them that they have the right to release those undocumented immigrants if they believe that 's in the best interest of public safety in their community. >> secure communities instructs law enforcement to hold undocuments immigrants until ice can pick them up. critics say it clogs jails and nets too many people who are not dangerous criminals. >>> federal regulators have given the green light to disney's $4 billion deal to purchase bay area-based lucas film. there's still no word on formal closing dates and neither company has responded to requests for comment. lucas film founder george lucas is to receive about half of the purchase price in cash and half in newly-issued disney shares. he said he plans to donate much of it to charity. >>> wall street is reacting positively to news of a net fliks deal with disney. netflix stock jumped some 14% on word that the los gatos-based company has secured the rights to stream new disney movies shortly after they're out of theaters. that won't happen,
it law. if signed into law, in fact, that would cause quite a problem pour those folks. michigan would join 23 other states. michigan is considered the birthplace of organized labor. it's now on the verge of becoming the 24th right to work state. thanks, everyone. suzanne malveaux is up next with "newsroom international." have a great day. >> welcome to "newsroom international." i'm suzanne malveaux. here's what's going on right now. a shocker on the jobs front. 146,000 new jobs added. that is almost twice as many jobs created in november than expected. the unemployment rate falls even further below 8%. we now have the lowest unemployment rate in four years at 7.7%. we're following the markets to see if it has an impact as well. cnn has now learned that pentagon officials are reworking their plans for possible military action against syria. that is after now confirmed reports emerging from syria that forces loyal to president bashir al assad are preparing bombs with chemical weapons. syrian soldiers fighting with rebels for control over the outskirts of damascus. now, witnesses tell cn
. and the hospital has pointed out that they probably broke the law, at least that's the advice the hospital's received. this is a few other things the chief executive said. >> technically i think this was a breach of patient confidentiality, which i regret. having said that, the information which was inadvertently revealed is already in the public domain. i think this whole thing is pretty deplorable. our nurses are caring, professional people not to cope with journalistic trickery of this sort. >> max foster reporting for us. you get the point what's going on. pranksters in australia, potentially could be in some trouble despite their apology. we'll continue to watch the story. we, of course, wish the duchess of cambridge only the best. >>> meanwhile, important new research that could impact people that take aspirin to reduce the risk of hard attacks and strokes. a common coating used on aspirin, stand by we'll give you details. for pain, it's just for sleep. because sleep is a beautiful thing. ♪ zzzquil, the non-habit forming sleep-aid from the makers of nyquil. well, having a ton of lo
in the controversial aircraft a local law enforcement agency wants to use and the concerns that are being raised. >> is it a bird, a plane, maybe a cricket? these sounds from outer space debuted in san francisco today. ?f< you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> some erie sounds from space float through the air in san francisco today, where physicists ever gathered for a conference. >>> that audio may sound like the chirping of birds or crick etc.s. they're radio waves from the earth's radiation belt. twin spacecraft from nasa have been probing the so-called hostile radiation belt force several months now collecting detailed measure manies of hi
get married. when they returned to virginia where interracial marriage was against the law, they were sentenced to a year in prison for getting married. when the judge in virginia sentenced them to prison he said "god created the races and placed them on separate continents. he did not intend for the races to mix." the lovings appealed that decision and won at the supreme court. but why did it take until 1967 for the supreme court to weigh in on interracial marriage? by 1954, the court had already ruled in cases involving race and discrimination. the most famous in brown v. board which the court held it was unconstitutional. so why wait until 1967 to hear the case about interracial marriage. here are all of the states that had laws on the books. banning interracial marriage. by 1967 only 16 states still had the laws on the books. in the decades between 1947 and 1967 the years the supreme court was staying mom on the issue, most states decided on their own. the court was following on their heels, following the heels of public opinion. this is a big debate in the legal world. the suprem
'm grateful my daughter-in- law is getting better. thank goodness. >> reporter: medical experts say kate's condition, which causes vomiting and dehydration, sometimes lasts the entire pregnancy. the duchess has at least six months to go before the royal baby is born. in london, monica villamizar, wjz eyewitness news. >> and prince william is likely to get time off from his royal air force job to care for kate. but he will have to return to work at some point. >>> cooler temperatures have returned to our area. the sun has been out all day. but don't let it fool you. air is brisk. wjz has weather and traffic together. bob is here with the numbers from first warning weather. hi, bob. >>> compared to monday and tuesday, right now, we're about 30 degree colder than we were earlier this week. it's only around 40 now. 34 in oakland. 44 in d.c., dew points come up a little bit, 25 degrees. 41 in ocean city. now, tomorrow, we'll have an area of low pressure, passing to our west. it will bring us clouds. looks like we'll probably see a little rain. but milder
laid back new year's celebration ever? no. celebration of washington state's brand new pot law. yes, they're smoking joints. >>> i dare you, like double dare you. obama administration bites and says, yeah, we're prepared to go off the fiscal cliff. >>> roger goodell, the commissioner football fans love to hate. there's a softer, gentler side of goodell. seriously. the nfl commissioner you don't know. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. smoke 'em if you got 'em. recreational marijuana is officially legal in washington state. shall we say a rather mellow celebration at seattle's space needle? pot smokers lit up like it was new year's eve. new voter approved initiative went into effect midnight. this pot party technically, is illegal. wz's law bans smoking pot in public places. for now the seattle police department is turning a blind eye. this notice was sent to all officers last night. until further notice officers shall not take any enforcement action, other than to issue a verbal warning, for a violation of initiative 502. m
law. we will see what the supreme court decides in less than 30 minutes. >> fiscal cliff tops standof the average middle-class family would have to pay about $2,000 a year more in taxes. house speaker john bain of lands the stalemate on the obama administration. he says they are not taking republicans seriously and plans to close loopholes and lit it deductions without raising taxes. >> i realize of the president may not agree but if there is another way to get revenue from upper income americans that doesn't ruin our economy why don't we consider it? >> we won them to tell the american why they won't do it. >> the democratic controlled senate has are the agreed to extend the bush tax cuts for incomes under $250,000 but let the other tax cut expire. it is predicted their rugby at least a short-term deal released before the end of the year. >> of when it comes to a president's second inauguration at the crowd tends to be smaller. that will be the case again this january. the cross the present obama as inauguration on january 21st will be close to 800,000. that is the estimate right now
time there is no law restricting succession to boys. if she gives birth to a third, that baby will be third in line to the thrown. >> what do you think is in the future? >> brothers and sisters. >> well, let's give them time for the first one. the couple considered the future of the royal family. now, their baby is expected to secure the future of the monarchy for decades to come. >> oh, they're abuzz in great britain. katy pery gets a big honor and major a listers get glamd up for an oscar see vent. >> the academy provided a big cheese at the awards. even kristin stewart. stars lined red carpet for a night honoring individual who's made a difference behind the scenes. >> these people made contributions so that is pretty special. >> it's not the contest. that the other one is. this is more and it's the way it was originally. >> it airs sunday here on abc. now, to katy perry honored this weekend by the trevor project providing suicide prevention services. a list of celebrities came out to show support. >> we want everybody to have a right to be whoever they choogs to be. there
with his advisors and this afternoon, he will sign into law the child protection act of 2012. now, that law protects children against child pornography, sexual abuse and sex trafficking by giving law enforcement more power to protect those victims and to go after sexual predators. the law was introduced by john cornun of texas and pass there had on november 26th. hundreds of union members and their supporters are protesting michigan's decision yesterday to rush through right-to-work legislation. the state house and senate approved measures that will prohibit unions from forcing non-union members to pay additional fees. republicans claim that that will boost the economy and jobs. but democrats are calling it an attack on workers' rights. governor rick snyder has previously said that right-to-work is not on his agenda but he does plan on sign that next week. back on capitol hill steven spielberg is slated to attend "lincoln." poems president obama is hosting the event at the capitol visitor senator. after the screening, spielberg and louis along with
have a way of working themselves out. it is an issue of economics, the law of supply and demand. but boy, i was back here in mid- november, when the season started. this place was alive with enthusiasm and now this strike has all boats docked. no crab are being caught in the san francisco bay as we speak. before the season started, fishermen and wholesalers had agreed to a price of $3 a pound for fresh dungeness crab, a little higher than normal. last year it was $2.25. fishermen said they needed more money because there were fewer crabs in the bay and the higher price of fuel. fish brokers say demand is down so they only want to pay $1.80. now that both are idle supply is down and caught in the middle of all this people who like to eat dungeness crab. some retailers say their tanks are empty. it's the law of economics so i think it will balance out. i don't know how long that will take. it's san francisco bay that is participating in the strike as well as half moon bay and bodega bay. live on fisherman's wharf anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> new this morning, duchess of cambridge is r
with each other through marriage. >> the governor signed the voter approved referendum into law on wednesday. >>> those of you in minnesota and the great lakes area, i don't have to tell you that you're getting slammed right now by a major winter storm. it's the most snow in the minneapolis area so far this season, and we're still a week and a half away from the start of winter. 8 inches of snow right now in the twin cities. a few more inches will accumulate there tonight. that storm will bring rain to new england tomorrow. >>> we have more now on those fiscal cliff talks today between president obama and house speaker john boehner. our emily schmidt is in washington. >> reporter: this was a bit of a surprise meeting. it certainly took place behind closed doors, and all we are being told resulted from it came from two separate statements, one from the white house, one from a congressional staffer, and the statements' wording is identical. this afternoon the president and speaker boehner met at the white house to discuss efforts to resolve the fiscal cliff. we're not reading out details of th
on the alameda county sheriff's office, " dedicated to law in force and terrorism prevention oriented activities. the projects will support prevention and protection capabilities. >> a u.s. attorney says this document plaza residents should be concerned about their privacy rights. >> we are essentially concerned that drones have the capacity to be abused tremendously. >> to get more on that story as the controversy continues to brew. >> let us turn our attention to weather. we have wet weather on the horizon. let us see if it is expected to fall today. >> good morning james we will see live rain especially the north bay. the chances hold off as we wake up tomorrow morning. you are looking live outside relatively clear conditions. we have no issues with visibility as a ticket to our james lick freeway camera. in san francisco we are seeing the clouds start to increase. a cold start to the morning with in most locations in the '40's. into the afternoon mainly north bay showers. we have a slight chance around the san francisco bay. as we head to the evening hours. the rain chance to start to pick u
being scared." not even 24 hours afte >>> a tech mogull's run from the law is over. >> we'll not be able to walk to a neighborhood middle school without being so scared. >> not even 24 hours after another bloody night in oakland. neighbors demand answers. mayor quan's response to the latest violence. >> and state lawmakers get a great deal on cars they now own. and guess what? you paid for it. >>> developing news out of silicone valley. millionaire and antivirus software tycoon john mcafee has been arrested in guata mala. he has been -- guatemala. he has been on the run since early november. he refused to turn himself into authorities in beliz where he is a person of interest in the shooting death of his next door neighbor. he believes he is a victim of government conspiracy. >> the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i am safe, i can speak freely. >> he was arrested for entering guatemala illegally. he is facing deportation back to beliz. >>> oakland police have fended off the feds for now. the
: assemblyman and several co-sponsors reintroduced the trust act banning local law enforce frment turning over illegal im grnts to the feds for possible deportation if the crime is relatively minor. >> we must make sure that secure community focus on violence and harden criminals. not on day labor workers. not on domestic workers. >>reporter: republicans will have little say. >> our role will be hopefully partner with the press. shine a light on what is going on in the government. >>reporter: democrat believe california voters gave them a mandate to get things done. >> i think the biggest danger we would move too consciously and not address the problem california has been facing. california voters have demanded that we govern. that's what we intend to do. >>reporter: lawmakers will also be making less this session. new 5 percent pay cut means rank and file will earn just over 90,000 dollars a year. but they still get the 142 dollar a day tax-free per diem for living expenses. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> more to bring you tonight. bizarre situation played out on television. coming
. >>> there's a new smell in the air in washington state. >> that smell of marijuana. a new law goes into effect today that allows you to smoke but there are some restrictions, we'll tell you what's going on. >> also this morning citigroup is cutting jobs to save money. we're going to run the numbers by you and see if you think it's maybe a little high. >>> news time 6:9. you saw her singing the models on the runway earlier this week. >> now rihanna is jumping into the fashion world with her own reality show. she's going to produce and star in a fashion series for style. and the show is called "styled to rock." it's going to search for the next great fashion designer. a casting call sunday way right now nationwide -- is underway right now nationwide. it premieres next year. >>> "seinfeld" fans a familiar face returning to the small screen. cramer is back. michael richards has been cast in a tv land pilot called "giant baby." kirstie alley and rhea perlman will also star. it's about a man who hopes to have a relationship with the mother who gay him up for adoption -- gave him up for a
camps are opposed to this constitution, they say it businesses the country closer to sharia law, they say they're equal in this preamble. but it does emphasize their role as mothers and that is what some women think, of course not all women, morsi has a lot of supporters who do not say that, but some women who are secular say that that's the way they can be denied their rights. and what an islamic government will do with this constitution. >> we saw the demonstrations in tahrir square a year ago. thank you, appreciate your time. >>> okay, well we are going to turn to israel now, the palestinians just won a historic vote at the united nations, it's a vote that raises their status and could be a possible step forward official state hood. now rarely says it may be ready to build thousands of new housing units in territories they occupy. earlier i spoke with israel's deputy ministry of foreign affa affairs, i asked him why now? >> our buildings, not only from our right, as it is international but it is our homeland, but also a force for strategy teakics and security interests. we're
into a dictator who is ramming through a constitution that while it does not specify sharia law as the ruling factor nonetheless has various clauses that take the country toward sharia law over the coming years. i think they are embarrassed. we can't change egypt. but we give them well over $1 billion in aid a year and we can play on the margins. bill: many people think egypt is the next iran if morsi continues on the path he's on. do we cut off aid in this case? >> the bod i language, the tone suggests the white house is willing to go along with morsi. the reason morsi and the muslim brotherhood are pushing this through so swiftly is because the egyptian economy is tanking. tourism has almost zeroed out. when was the last time you bought a product manufactured in egypt. beyond the religion except for the real he can realists, what the poor of egypt want is a job. they want economic improvements and morsi knows he can't deliver on a reasonable time frame so he's ramming through this constitution hell for leather because he can do it now and wouldn't be able to do it later. bill: i was surpris
not guilty and saying he has no regrets. >> you're required by law to wear a seatbelt. put your dam seatbelt over. pull it over. pull your vehicle over, you understand me. now. who the hell do you think you are? pull your -- [bleep ] over. alisyn: we have a crazy video clip to show you out of michigan today where a driver, frustrated by what he says is a double standard among police officers takes matters into his own hands. >> you are required by law to wear your seatbelt. put your dam seatbelt on. pull it over. pull your vehicle over, you understand me? now. who the hell do you think you are? pull your. [bleep] over. >> that is steve mclane. he feels strong about this. he's an every day sit even seven twraoeug to pul trying to pull over a detroit police officer who is not wearing his seatbelt. he snapped when the officer laughed off his request, and the officer sped away. he wants the officers to follow the same rules. he could face three months in jail for reckless driving. the citizen cop has pleaded not guilty to the charge and he has no regrets about this incident. he is due back in co
signed into law about a trillion dollars in cuts and right now the president's priority is to pass a middle class tax cut and benefit 97% of small businesses, and that's the first priority and then, obviously, second part is to deal with the fiscal cliff and he's put entitle and spending cuts on the table and i think really, the issue here is whether republicans are going to be on the tax rates for the upper income folks. if that happens i think we'll have an agreement. if it it doesn't we could go over the fiscal cliff and right now the economy is in a fragile position. >> no one can argue with that one. a lot of criticism on both sides and a lot pointing to republicans that they want to see the fiscal cliff happen. is there any upside if we actually go over the cliff? >> there's no upside if we go over the cliff and what you've seen the last couple of weeks is political theater. that's how we negotiate things here in washington d.c. and the good news, the president put forth a plan and republicans have put forth a plan and i believe that obama will have to come to the table with
. >> the governor signed the voter approved referendum into law on wednesday. >>> breaking news. on the fiscal cliff negotiations, president obama, house speaker john boehner, met face to face at the white house today for the first time in more than three weeks. we do not have any details about today's conversations but reps on both sides say the lines of communication remain open. the two men last met on november 16th. also today, another republican senator announced his support for raising tax rates on wealthy americans. tennessee senator bob corker says if the gop agrees to the wealthy tax hike, republicans would be better positioned to negotiate for bigger spending cuts on social security and medicare. >> there is a growing group of folks that are looking at this and realizing that we don't have a lot of cards as it relates to the tax issue before year-end. a lot of people are putting forth a theory and i think it has merit where you give the president the 2% increase that he's talking about, the rate increase on the top 2%. and all of a sudden, the shift goes back to entitlements. and all of a
-- the same accusation, that the revolution has been hijacked. >> he has put himself above the law. he has done everything to bring down his legitimacy. >> so a country that has once united against the dictatorship is now divided about how best to replace it. >> the unrest in egypt to the civil war that shows no signs of stopping in syria. today hillary clinton said the president's departure would be key to any transition. as efforts continue, so, too, does the blood shed on the ground. a prison in damascus is where some of the opposition are being held. this is the report. >> the soundtrack of the damascus state is shelling. the regime has the heavy guns. they are the first thing you hear in the morning and the last at night. armed rebels are dug into parts of the center around damascus. this is one of them. the rebels who filmed this and any civilians who have not managed to escape are being shelled steadily in the last few days. the shells keep the rebels back from the strategics strong point. the bbc was invited to visit its detention center run by air force intelligence. we were not a
the subway extension project. wildlife protection laws required bart to stop construction on a new line underneath lake liz beth whenever a nesting bird was found so crews installed inflatable dancers like the ones used outside car lots to prevent birds from nesting paying for biologists to monitor the bird battle also contribute today that unexpected cost. >>> several mothers and their families marched onto capitol hill today with a message about the fiscal cliff. members of the group delivered teddy bears to lawmakers saying that, quote, can't bear more than their fair share. they say congress needs to add tresz the so-called fiscal cliff before scheduled tax sxhieks spending cuts go into effect. one berkeley mother was among those in washington. >> like many families, i don't have any other place to cut right now so we're here to stand up and make sure that our voices are heard. >> the group also delivered signed petitions urging congress to end the bush tax cuts for the wealthy. >>> representatives from huns of charities have descended on capitol hill in an effort to dlsh there has
it was not an accident, that they were defenseless and should not be granted qualified immunity of the law. here's what both sides had to say. >> what it means is the simple fact that our rights have been violated. those young men are tie to us as a family -- are tied to us as a family. this an opportunity for the world to see that we do have legal civil rights in this so- call ursociety of ours and should be recognized that way. >> reporter: attorneys for both sides say they are confident the judge will rule in their favor. but it could take a while before a decision is made. attorneys say it could be two to six months before a trial could actually happen. we'll have more on this on the ktvu news at 5:00. for now, brian flores, live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> people on woke sides of proposition 8 -- both sides of proposition 8 will have to until at least the end of the week. the supreme court took no action today on whether to review a challenge to an appeals court decision son prop 8 is if now expected to -- 8. it is now expected to take a bit. >>> we're seeing partly cl
and information sharing. in another document, referring to the drones, dedicated to law enforcement terrorism prevention oriented activities. they will support building prevention and protection cape abilities. she says residents need be concerned. >> drones have the capacity to be abused tremendously. >> the board of supervisors has to vote on this, right? >> reporter: absolutely right. that was supposed to be discussed during tomorrow night's meeting but it was pulled from the agenda. the aclu wants public forums before the board votes and they are holding a press conference tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. in oakland. >> you know if they are controversial in iraq and pakistan you know they will be controversial here. no matter what the purpose. >> reporter: absolutely. >> thank you. >>> new tonight at 11:00 a woman in a wheelchair run over by a muni train today and she is in the hospital. the woman was hit by a f market train at 5:30 p.m. tonight near church and market streets. police are investigating whether she leaned forward towards the train or if she fell. witnesses say the woman was dragged a
will issue a law giving judicial immunity to the military as it quells protests there. demonstrators are marching in cairo to protest his attempt to push through a new constitution written by his allies. charlie crist the former governor of florida announced late friday he's officially joining the democratic party. right now i'm joined by dave roshlgts a staff writer covering energy and policy, tanya fields, dan dicker, author of oil he's endless bid, taming the unreliable price of oil to secure our economy, a cnbc contributor and union blake director of strirmtal affairs for hometown energy group, independent energy consulting firm with clients in the oil and gas industry. republican senator rand paul of kentucky on wenz lambbaased the actress ashley judd report considering a run for senate there. he said her opposition to one industry in particular would doom her candidacy. >> she's way damn to liberal for our country and state. she hateses or big heest industry, coal. good luck bringing the i hate coal message to kentucky. >> it shows a misunderstanding of his own state's economy.
obama do that. i think people with weak stomachs should not watch laws or sausage being made as an adage. i hope we do see some progress because i think both speaker baner and the president agree we cannot go off the fiscal cliff. our economy cannot sustain that and it cannot happen. >> when is the sausage done? >> the sausage will get done a couple of hours before christmas eve. they will keep them in the house until very late. they will put something through at the very end. it won't be pretty. it won't be a long-term solution, and my guess is they will put a bandaid long enough to get us to about february where we can have the same discussion when we hit the debt limit ceiling in february and do it all over again. >> debbie, what is your prediction on this? >> i think chip and i agree it will be the end of the year. i have told congressional spouses they should plan on their spouses working between christmas and new year's, and that's what the american people want. they are elected to govern and that's part of the job. >> do you agree with chip that it will be a temporary fix? >> i do
a december 15 referendum on egypt's new constitution which they say is too heavily based on islamic law. >>> authorities in guatemala have arrested software security pioneer john mcphee on charges he entered the country illegally. he surfaced there this week after leaving his home in belize where police want to question him in the murder of his neighbor. he says police are targeting him and that's why he was seeking asylum in guatemala. >>> cube divers like our own -- scuba divers like our own producer in mexico have come to the aid of one of the world's largest animals. they cut away a thick rope which had become embedded in the body of a pregnant whale shark. despite being the largest fish species, it's very docile and eating small fish. they are beautiful. >> ever wonder if you could really help someone half a world away? ahead at 5:56, it actually is very easy thanks to a group called wheels to africa. we'll tell you about a weekend event the group is hosting. >> at 5:22, the redskins get ready for their own battle of the beltways. they take on the ravens this weekend. >> howard say
the governor signed the referendum into law. it takes effect new year's day. so the licenses issued are dated january 1st, 2013. the clerk of the montgomery county circuit court explains how the wording on the marriage license has been changed. >> we no longer have groom, bride, man, woman, or anything, we have party one and party two. this is for everyone who applies, whether it's a same-sex marriage or traditional one. >> reporter: her partner of 29 years asked we not identify her. they have been planning their wedding since the state voted for same-sex marriage in november. >> we cried. we teared up. i don't know how many times in the last couple of weeks getting prepared. but we appreciate the support of maryland. and we appreciate everybody's support. it's special to us to feel like everybody else. >> reporter: the same-sex couples we spoke with today acknowledge that maryland has given them legal rights the federal government has not. and they know that some day soon, the u.s. supreme court may be asked to determine the legality of the marriage act. the same-sex couples who applied for
will lay down the law, that's meaning to israel. what's your reaction to that? >> the ambassador knows the region very well. this is an issue where every side is testing each other. what we learned from the fight between israel and hamas is the u.s. will be engaged either through war or diplomacy. we're going to get pulled in and we need to make sure we're engaged in the days ahead. it causes each side such heartburn. those need to be tamped down. >> joel rubin, always a pleasure. thank you. >>> next, it's a worker's revolt. fast food fight. how will the giants respond? we'll take a look here on "weekends with alex witt." billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> want to give you a look at truckee, california. we have been talking about the weather there.
same sex couples immediately lined up outside a seattle administration building shortly after the law was signed. couples can pegin icking up their wedding certificates and licenses starting this morning. right here in maryland.... same sex couples can apply for marriage licenses''in baltimore city and montgomery county.today gooernor o'malley affirming voters ecison to - allow same sex marriage in he state.the clerk of courts says counties will not be required to issues licenses bbffre january first, when the law goes into effeet. some maryland leaders are speaking out against the federal govvrnment's decision to deny aiddto hurricane sandy victims in our state.according to the federal emergency manngement agency... the damage juut wasn't enough to warrant individual aad. fema director craig fugate actually mmde that announcement tuesday... during a hearing in front of the &phousee but during a senate appropriations earing wedneeday... senators barbara mmkulski and ben cardin told - their decision.mikulski says the need for financial help is especially evident in places
including washington d.c. have enacted laws banning texting while driving. >> now one city says you better put down that burger as well. a new law in south carolina prohibits eating and driving, putting on makeup while driving also can get you in trouble. fines are as high as 100 bucks. >>> coming up on 9 news a big change in recommended treatment post breast cancer, information all women should know in our health alert. >> plus the national tree lighting ceremony is tomorrow on the national mall and there are many new changes. coming up i'll tell you more about them and they include a stunning new view. >> right after the break protecting your kids it wasike a d rash... keomebody haset a g hot crcoal on mneck.n kinda blisry. waa firefighr r 24 yrs. but, iave ner encounted ch a bning sensaon until had thshingles. waa firefighr r 24 yrs. i remeer it ll. i was d the back yd doinyard work. hathis irrition gog un in myower neck.es. waa firefighr r 24 yrs. i chand shir because id ought eg the back yd doinyard work. i alwa thoug shingles s dsocloolder thanyself.ochickenpx at wasoing on.ckk.es. c
, the gender of this child won't matter. the old law giving preference to male heirs is being thrown out the royal window. this child, whether boy or girl, is destined to be king or queen one day. the betting, by the way, is on a june baby. mark phillips, cbs news, london. >> and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. >>> good evening. those soaking storms may have moved on but across the bay area, problems persist. in lafayette it may take months to repair a section of roadway swallowed up by a massive sinkhole. and all over hundreds of homeowners found out the hard way their roofs leak. local roofers say they have been flooded with calls. many are already booked up well into january. >> we have live team coverage of the clean-up and what what's next. we start with linda yee. one of the nastiest problems wasn't on land. >>> it's hard to believe but partially treated sewage is purposely spilled into the bay. part of the reason is aging pipes and infrastructure that caused problems this weekend including those sinkholes you
to businesses, they did not know about the requirements that they had to meet with the federal a-d-a laws. once letters came in, they didn't really know how to respond. they sort of put it away. and it was more egregious especially for our mono lingual communities and our merchants who really didn't understand the correspondence that they were seeing. and, so, it really left them in a bad position. some of the businesses found that they had to close down their shops because they simply could not afford to make the a-d-a improvements and could not afford to pay the penalties associated with that. that's something we don't want to see. especially in the last few years, i think san francisco, we have really powered through some rough years economically. i hear with many of my merchants on sirfing street here who stuck with the neighborhood, stuck with this community and have gone through tough economic times and weathered it with us. we just want to make sure that we do everything we can as a city to support them. and, so, this issue about a-d-a com playboytionv fa public libraritionv is something
that alan's work is illegal under cuban law. the u.s. program was created in 1996 to hasten the fall of the castro regime. roberta jacobson is the highest u.s. official to visit alan gross in jail. >> alan gross was not a spy. >> reporter: she believes cuba is using alan gross as leverage to change u.s. policy. >> if they believe mr. gross is a bargaining chip he's not. he's not in a policy sense. and he's not as a human being. >> reporter: recently the cuban government offered to trade alan gross for five convicted cuban spies. the u.s. refused to release them. in the meantime alan gross's health has suffered. since his arrest he's lost over 100 pounds and his family is under strain. >> i've lost 80% of salary. i'm working full time and then i come home and i have almost another full time job working on bringing alan home. >> reporter: judy is suing the u.s. government and dai for up to $60 million. she claims they did not properly train alan for risks of working in cuba. >> the government sent him there and i'm footing the bill to try to get him home. >> reporter: for now judy hope
mr. bush had pushed for an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws during his second term in 2007 but that effort failed. it would have combined tighter border security, with a temporary guest worker program. during a speech in dallas the former president said, any new push for reform should keep in mind the contribution of immigrants. >> americans is a nation of immigrants. immigrants hav count we have become. immigrant can help build a dynamic tomorrow. not only to immigrants help build our economy than in big rig our solo. >> (cheers and applause) mr. bush said american be a lawful and welcome in society at the same time. the time is 4:43. we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news with your news, headlines, traffic and weather. >> we will be right we are back at 4:45. officials say more than 200 people are dead after a typhoon hit the philippines. here is some of the pictures of that storm ravaged compancountry. dozens of others are missing characters are struggling to reach remote areas in the southern philippines after a powerful typhoon slammed intov min danao. the t
into a long saw lil law we. wow. you are not only president of "red eye" but are you considered a sorority expert. >> are parties like this typical of greek life? jay i have never met -- >> i have never met anybody from this sorority. but if they like mustaches maybe -- >> i did not see where he was going. >> actually that's true you are not mexican. they should have called it a mexican party -- a mustache party. >> and a bachelor party. >> i can't wear a sombrero anymore. >> it should have been call the a bolton bash. >> they were working on something called educational directives for the students. to me that might be scare yes, sir than the party. you know it will be weird pc madness that will force them to parrot things they don't believe in. >> while hitting them after the class. you know what is really culture insensitive? the very idea of sororities and fraternities themselves. >> that's why i only did two years and got out. >> this greek system that you so love, greek americans should be petitioning outside of your sorority house right now. what would you have us believe? you would
-union workers to pay dues and could become law by next wednesday with my next guest's signature. does business ring a bell? this is the governor of michigan. >> we will get it done. it is important because it is about being pro worker, we have hard people, hard work people in union and they should be able to decide whether to join a union or not. it is not about employers or collective bargain. people should have the opportunity to say they want to belong or not. second, this can be good for economic development for more and better jobs coming to michigan. we have watched what has gone on in indiana with more companies look at indiana citing this as a fact they did it back in february and they can have thousands more jobs saved because they became a right-to-work state. >> the unions say you are presenting a row january -- a trojan horse and you are out to destroy the unions like scott walker in wisconsin, they say, about the dismantling of unions. >>guest: not at all. unions in michigan, they done a lot of great things. we are the center of the labor movement going back the last century. in t
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